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Publish Date: 14:54 - 21 September 2013
Tehran, YJC. Lawmaker says that the disarmament convention must cover the expenses of destroying chemical weapons in Syria.
The director general of the international affairs of the Majlis Hossein Sheikholeslam stated that Syrian chemical weapons will be moved to Russia, adding "The disarmament convention must pay for the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons.”

He maintained that by accepting the Russian plan, Assad has taken away any chances for the West to make excuses, also attempting to prove that it is the opposition who uses chemical weapons. "Therefore, if in the future such weapons are used again, it will be the terrorists who must be responsible,” Sheikholeslam stressed.

He asserted "Certainly the expenses for destroying the chemical weapons must be covered by the disarmament convention. It would be better if a fund is launched so that people and countries who can help.”

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